Joint Journalism and Communication History Conference

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The American Journalism Historians Association and the AEJMC History Division
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(The American Journalism Historians Association and the AEJMC History Division joint spring meeting)

When: SATURDAY, MARCH 8, 2014
Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Place: Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, New York University, 20 Cooper Square, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10003 (website:
Cost: $50 (includes continental breakfast and lunch)

You are invited to submit a 500-600 word proposal for completed papers, research in progress or panel discussions for presentation at the Joint Journalism and Communication History Conference—the American Journalism Historians Association and the AEJMC History Division joint spring meeting. Innovative research and ideas from all areas of journalism and communication history and from all time periods are welcome. Scholars from all academic disciplines and stages of their academic careers are encouraged to participate. This conference offers participants the chance to explore new ideas, garner feedback on their work, and meet colleagues from around the world interested in journalism and communication history in a welcoming environment. Your proposal should include a brief abstract detailing your presentation topic as well as a compelling rationale why the research is of interest to an interdisciplinary community of scholars.

All submissions will be uploaded to the Media History Exchange, an archive and social network funded by the History Division of the AEJMC in conjunction with the Loyola Notre Dame Library National and administered by Elliot King (Loyola University Maryland), the long-time organizer of this conference.

To join the Media History Exchange (membership is free), go to and request membership. Once you have joined, follow the step-by-step instructions describing how to upload an abstract to a specific conference. Please follow the corrections carefully. If you leave out a step, it will not work. If you have any questions or run into any problems, contact Kim Gallon Upload all submissions (electronic submission only) by January 5th, 2014, to the Media History Exchange,

Networking Session: For the second consecutive year we will offer an afternoon networking session with coffee and cookies. Attendees will be invited to make a brief, two-slide PowerPoint presentation about their research interests. Following the presentation, there will be time for everyone to exchange ideas. For more information, contact Kim Gallon,

Authors: If you published a book in the past year (2013) or have a book coming out in the spring of 2014 and would like to talk about your book at the conference, please contact conference co-coordinator Kim Gallon, with a brief statement about your book.

Also, if you want to serve as a submission reviewer or panel moderator, please contact Kim Gallon,

Acceptance Notification Date: February 3rd 2014

Lat year's program can be accessed at Any questions? Contact conference co-coordinators Kim Gallon and Anne Thorne (programming or submission questions), or